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Capt. Corey Keniston

Captain, United States Navy

10 February 2021

Studio portrait of Capt. Corey Keniston
Capt. Corey Keniston
Studio portrait of Capt. Corey Keniston
Capt. Corey Keniston
Studio portrait of Capt. Corey Keniston
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210210-N-OW182-0003
 Capt. Corey Keniston, a native of Texas, received his commission from Texas A&M University in 1993. 

Keniston’s sea duty assignments include: Engineering Division Officer aboard USS Kalamazoo (AOR 6); Combat Information Center officer aboard USS Vicksburg (CG 69); Department Head tours as Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer aboard  USS Bunker Hill (CG 52); Executive Officer aboard USS Vella Gulf (CG 72); Commanding Officer aboard USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51); Executive Officer aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5); and most recently, Commanding Officer USS Gettysburg (CG 64).

Ashore, Keniston’s assignments include: instructor duty at the Aegis Training and Readiness Center, where he earned his Masters of Science in Education from Old Dominion University; In-service and Advanced Radar Section Head at Surface Warfare Operations and Requirements (OPNAV N76); Flag Aide to Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Operations and Requirements N6/7; J-3/EUCOM/NATO Desk for the Joint Staff; attendance at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy; a Special Assistant to the Commander European Command/SACEUR, stationed in Mons, Belgium; and Chief of Staff for Expeditionary Strike Group 2.


 
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